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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Re: teeworlds not free software

From: Sam Geeraerts
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Re: teeworlds not free software
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 23:19:50 +0100
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Karl Goetz schreef:
On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 22:20:21 GMT
address@hidden (Karl Berry) wrote:

    4. Neither this software nor any of its individual
    components, in original or modified versions, may be sold by

As far as I know this does not automatically make the software
nonfree. We have accepted that kind of clause for fonts, anyway
(Vera, OFL).

In summary, it seems the situation is: Its deemed free because it can
be worked around it 'with a simple hello world'. I find it kinda silly,
but that seems to be what it is.

Seems not exactly in the spirit of free software to me, but I see why it would be accepted. It's one of those free but annoying licenses, then.

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